Marie trained at Arts Ed and the National Youth Theatre. Her recent roles include ‘Cecily Cardew’ in The Importance of Being Earnest and ‘Malcolm’ in MACBETH, both open-air productions for Pleasuredome Theatre. Her other roles include ‘Juliet’ in Romeo and Juliet as part of the Shakespeare 400 World Book Night Celebrations on Shakespeare’s birthday (British Library); also ‘Agnes Henslowe’ in an original pronunciation exploration of Henslowe’s Diary at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse; ‘Elizabeth’, the leading role in Caspero, a British feature film; ‘Guildenstern’ in Hamlet at the Park Theatre; ‘Tommy’ at the Enlightenment Café, Old Vic Tunnels and Jo Brand On Kissing for the BBC.
Her projects with the New End Theatre Beyond include Fighting For Life; Don’t Leave Me Now; Finishing Touches and Where’s Your Mama Gone. Marie is also a puppeteer and a purple belt in Karate.

Eileen has worked on a new script for an adaptation of a book for children for West Yorkshire Playhouse. She has worked extensively in the theatre over the years being nominated for a TMA award twice, once for her performance as ‘Mrs Northrop’ in When We Are Married at West Yorkshire Playhouse and once for playing in Across Oka for the Royal Exchange.

Eileen won a Manchester Evening News Award for Beauty Queen of Leenane at Bolton Octagon as well as twice winning awards for her work in Liverpool.
Eileen’s most recent appearance on TV was in Cold Feet but she has also appeared in Emmerdale; East Enders; Holby City; Doctors; Heartbeat; The Royal; Brookside; Merseybeat; And the Beat Goes On; Boys from the Blackstuff and many others.

Her film work includes A Private Function; Fanny and Elvis; Before Dawn; A Month in the Country and Runners. Eileen still enjoys recording plays for radio.

Sophie trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and has been a professional actor for 25 years.

Theatre credits include ‘Sister Felicity’ in Suddenly Last Summer; ‘Nurse’ in Romeo & Juliet; ‘Monica’ in An Evening with Gary Lineker; ‘Miss Walkinshaw’ in Cuttin’ a Rug; ‘The Witch’ in Hansel & Gretel. TV credits include Dr Who; Law & Order UK; Taggart and Wycliffe.

She is delighted to be part of the Fighting For Life cast and also for two other of Brian Daniels’ plays, Don’t Leave Me Now and Homeward Bound.

Kate trained at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Her work includes two years in the UK and USA with The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company; a West End and World tour of Les Liasons Dangereuses(RSC), and extensive work at The National Theatre including Animal Farm; Death of a Salesman; Coriolanus; The London Cuckolds; The Cripple of Inishmaan; A Little Night Music; Jaques Brell is Alive and Well, and two four handlers written and directed by Alan Ayckbourne in the W End with Blood Brothers, My Fair Lady,and Les Miserables.

Kate’s other work includes The Importance of Being Ernest; New World Order; You Can’t Hand Them Back; The House of Bernarda Alba, and Madhouse in Goa.

Kate also teaches drama, runs workshops adjudicates, and has worked in a number of prisons in the UK. Her television credits include The Bill and Casualty plus extensive work for children with CCBS.

I have been Director in Residence at Pluto Productions Ltd since 2017 and am involved in the following productions: Fighting For Life; Bounce Back Boy; Homeward Bound; Finishing Touches; All I Wanted Was A Doll; Where’s Your Mama Gone? and

Portrait of a Composer (upcoming)

Bernie is a multi-award winning writer and director and holds a PhD in Literary Criticism. Bernie was a dramaturg on award-winning shows Muse of Fire at Shakespeare’s Globe and Little Soldiers at Theatre Re. Her international work has included projects in Poland; USA; Mumbai and Singapore. Her previous directing commissions include the RSC; Soho Theatre; OffCuts; ‘Ugly Sister’, South Hill Park; ‘Ivy Paige’, Stone Crabs and Network Theatre.

Bernie is an established theatrical practitioner, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a member of the Guild of Directors. She has worked alongside Stephen Pimlott, Ed Hall, Michael Attenborough, Gareth Armstrong and Wayne Sleep.

Bernie’s specialist interests are mental health; art and vulnerable communities and new writing.

Brian is a playwright, producer and actor/manager. He was Artistic Director of Off-West End Theatres for 14 years and has written 12 plays including the award winning Homeward Bound and The Good and the True. He has performed for the ‘She’ Festival in Tel Aviv and in Eva Hoffman’s acclaimed play The Ceremony. He has performed the role of ‘Chris’ in the hugely successful play Don’t Leave Me Now more than 150 times and plays ‘Jim’ in Fighting For Life that had its London premiere in January 2018.